What Does a Syphilis Chancre Look like?


Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease. Left untreated, it can lead to paralysis, numbness, blindness and dementia. A syphilis chancre looks like a red open sore.
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Primary. The first stage of syphilis is where a chancre appears at the site of infection.
It varies from person to person but on average I would say the size of a quarter.
The first sign of syphilis usually appears 2 to 10
A bacterium called Treponema pallidum is responsible for causing syphilis. It gains access to the body through open cuts or scrapes in the skin or mucous membranes. Most often this
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A chancre look like a an oval ulcer that has a raised firm border. Chancre are normally painless unless infected. Chancres usually develops at the genitalia, mouth ...
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